Recent Event Highlights: Nazi-Soviet Pact- WWII Begins, Five-Power Pact, and 24 more...
Created by toripantanella on Feb 22, 2011
Last updated: 03/09/11 at 11:39 AM
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A series of riots between U.S. military and latino youths.
The U.S. declares war on Japan, three days later Japan's allies declared war on the U.S.
Japanese bombers attacked Pearl Harbor naval base. This event leads to the U.S entering the war.
Hitler invades Soviet Union, but they did not surrender. U.S. decides to give them lend-lease privileges.
A document released by FRD and Churchill stating principals to make a better future for the world. It was a "statement of war aims".
Beginning in 1941, the U.S. government relocated about 110000 Japanese American who lived along the west coast. They were moved to the mid west because of fear and suspicion caused by the Pearl Harbor attack.
The Tripartite Pact was basically an alliance between Italy, Germany, and Japan.
FRD makes an act to allow allied countries to lease american armaments as long as they promised to give them back when the war was over.
Stalin signed a nonaggression pact with Germany. A month later Hitler invaded Poland, and Britain and France declared war on Germany.
Appeasement was established.
FRD gives a speech warning Americans about the dangers of the Japanese and said they should be 'quarantined" to prevent the idea of war from spreading.
Japanese troops captured the city of Nanjing and massacred the town and its people.
The 1937 Neutrality Act established the cash-and-carry policy where other countries could buy nonmilitary items from the U.S. by paying only in cash and shipping the items themselves.
Hitler moved the German army in the Rhineland, which had been off-limits since WWI. Hitler made a union between Austria and Germany.
FDR signed a bill prohibiting American banks from making anymore loans to any nation in default on its debts. All war-debt payments stopped from every nation except Finland.
The U.S. saw the soviet union as a possible source of trade and agreed to open formal diplomatic relations. By the end of 1934 however continued to not trust each other.
The Nazi party became increasingly popular and Hitler gained power in 1933.
Hoover agreed to participate in the conference. By the time the conference happened FDR was President and he thought that the value of the dollar had to fall before it could get better. He rejected any agreement on currency stabilization.
On March 4 FRD was elected for his first of four terms as president.
Japan's military leaders seized Tokyo. They eventually moved further into China attacking Shanghai and Manchuria.
American Banks were to provide huge loans to Germany, which would use that money to pay back France and Britain. France and Britain also agreed to reduce the amount of those payments, then use those funds to pay back the U.S.
Stalin takes power over the Soviet Union, and it starts to become more powerful.
Established limits for total the navys. For every 5 tons of American and British warships, Japan would have 3 and France and Italy 1.75 each.
An attempt to prevent the weakening of naval weapons among U.S. Japan and Britain. The conference agreed to Hughes plan for reductions in the fleets and a ten year ban on the construction on large warships.
The U.S. declined to join League of Nations and foreign policy became known as isolationism.
Mussolini's Fascist Party was in control